Carriers want to take your Wi-Fi for their own use

Discussion in 'hardware' started by ronjor, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. ronjor

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    Wow, now even our airwaves are becoming overpopulated! Competing signals have to go to war with one another over the limited resources.
     
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    You pay for services, does this mean you get money back?
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    Take a number and have a seat. :)
     
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    This is absolutely unacceptable, home wireless networks and public hotspots already have enough interference and latency problems. Not to mention that the owners of these networks are now doing the job of the carriers by routing data and traffic over their networks. It's one thing to require users to connect to Wi-Fi to download large updates to conserve data, but I'm inclined to agree with the groups against this that the carriers are simply looking to kill free Wi-Fi. Hotspots will undoubtedly start charging users for access. I'm still waiting to see them implement the p-cell technology, which was suppose to resolve latency problems on networks. At first, they said that would cost too much because of the need for new hardware and now they say they can push an update to LTE devices to support the technology. I think the only reason they bought the technology was to keep it from ever being developed. Greedy bastards.
     
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    The tech industry, more than ever, is about transferring money from you to them.~Phrase removed~
     
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    @Krusty13 I was wondering why I was seeing wifi logos on phone booths.
     
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    Phone booth - what's that? ;)
     
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    @Krusty13 Aparently there was a time many years ago before mobile phones were common when people used them :)
     
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    Oh yeah, I kind of remember them now, @roger_m . :D
     
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